3 easy and delicious cold dishes to keep you cool this summer
Summers in the South are hot, and we know sometimes standing over a boiling pot of water or near a 350-degree oven is quite literally the least-cool thing you can imagine doing. To provide you some reprieve, here are three dishes best served cold.
How Oxford's next generation of chefs is redefining the South
Oxford, Mississippi, home to the Southern Foodways Alliance and James Beard Award-winning chef John Currence, is known for more than just Ole Miss. There’s a vibrant dining scene hiding in plain sight -- meet three emerging culinary leaders striving to bring Oxford into a new era of dining.
3 outdoor grilling recipes to start your summer
With warm weather returning all around the South, it’s only natural to fire up the grill in the summer when it’s dinnertime. Chef Jeffrey Gardner encourages you to enjoy the season and try these simple, delicious outdoor grilling recipes.
Try these 3 savory Southern gravy recipes at home
Boasting numerous methods, preparations, and flavor combinations, gravy could practically be a religion in the South. In this recipe roundup, Chef Jeffrey Gardner highlights three distinct gravy recipes you can try at home tonight.
Join Chef Jeffrey Gardner at Georgia’s first annual Smoke a Peach Festival
Southern Kitchen's Chef Jeffrey Gardner will cook with Executive Chef Jordan Wakefield of Atlanta's Smoke Ring restaurant and Chef Ron Eyester of Atlanta's I Dig Food at Georgia's first annual Smoke a Peach Festival on June 25. From 2 to 6 p.m., head over to Smoke Ring in Castleberry Hill to join the celebration fo the beautiful state and its beloved fruit, farms and famous musicians.
These are the South's top July foodie events
As the summer warms up, so does the South’s foodie itinerary. To help you handle the heat, we've put together a list of headlining food and drink festivals and events in July. Gas up and get on the road -- some good eatin' is happening soon in a Southern city near you.
3 easy and scrumptious shrimp dinner recipes
While shrimp have their place throughout the year, they have a natural fit in the warmer months. Now that it's summertime, Chef Jeffrey Gardner has a few ideas for how you can take advantage of the South's bountiful shrimp in a few recipes.
5 easy homemade snacks for Southern road trips
When the rubber hits the road and you’re heading out to your next destination, pack your own snacks to avoid the fast food and gas station stops. These six Southern snacks are perfect to prepare ahead of time and take with you on the open road.
A Q&A with John T. Edge on Southern food history, equity, activism and his new book
Author John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, is a highly respected voice in modern conversations around Southern food. While traveling across the country to promote his newest book, The Potlikker Papers, he took time for a conversation about the history of Southern food, the continuing effort to drive progress through honest conversation and what he hopes readers will digest.
American Perfectionism: The story of FINEX premium cast iron cookware
The Portland, Oregon-based cast iron cookware company makes premium cast iron skillets and grill pans, whose unique designs have garnered attention from top chefs, as well as The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, for being as beautiful as they are functional.
3 decadent Southern pie recipes anybody can make
Pie is a dessert that anyone can make well with just a little care, love, and technique. To help you prove it, Chef Jeffrey Gardner has chosen three pie recipes to make using different techniques, offering various flavors and representing levels of difficulty.